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Ex-slave pays tribute to Lincoln


Date: circa 1948

Description: “Uncle Henry” Swain, who was a slave in his youth, places a wreath at the bust of Abraham Lincoln at the Hall of Fame as part of a campaign to raise funds for the construction of the Booker T. Washington Birthplace Memorial.

Identifier: bcc_hof_02

Theme: Issues of Representation

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